Projecting every night from sunset
Free Spectacular night attraction, Railway Precinct, Quorn South Australia.
Watch the Quorn Silo begin to glow at sunset and spring to life under the stars.
Bring a picnic or order a meal*, and enjoy this free starlit audiovisual celebration of the Flinders Ranges, the Pichi Richi Railways, local stories and heritage.
SHOW TIMES FOR EVERY YEAR
Below shows the time that the Story Feature is scheduled to start each night. Note that April and October have daylight saving variations. Arrive early to get a good place to watch. This schedule applies every year into the future.
April* – 6:30pm
May – 6:00pm
June – 5:45pm
July – 6:15pm
August – 6:30pm
Sept – 6:45pm
Oct* – 6:45pm
Oct – 8:15pm
Nov – 8:45pm
Dec – 9:00pm
Jan – 8:45pm
Feb – 8:30pm
March – 8:15pm
April – 7:45pm
Arrive 20 mins before show to enjoy sunset and the Curly Cue countdown, which leads into a sequence of Animated stories about our region.
At “Show” time the Silo features these stories about the region:
“Nukunu Welcome” spoken by Nukunu Elder Doug Turner
“A Step back in Time” narrated by Wendy Brown
“The Rush of Steam” narrated by Jeremy Browne
“The Secret Life of Water” narrated by Jacinta Hannigan
“Quorn CWA and the Troop Trains of WW2” narrated by Lisa Southon
(duration of the animated stories approx 35 minutes)
The stories are followed by an exhibition of stunning photographs and artwork contributed by community members of the Flinders Ranges.
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Quorn Silo Light Show projects every night from sunset for about three hours.
It is free and in a public space where you can stay in your isolation ‘bubble’. Please follow all state and federal regulations for your own health and safety.
The public toilets at the Quorn Town Park (300m west) are open each night.
Takeaway meals may be booked from the Austral Inn and Transcontinental Hotels, see “Book a Meal” below. Find out more about where to stay and what is on in Quorn at the Flinders Ranges Visitor Information Centre.
Tips to enjoyment: BYO Chair, Torch, Insect repellent, Snacks.
Sit in the viewing area near the Silo to hear the Story Sound.
There is a Seating area in front of the Silo, or you can watch from your parked car, tune in from your car radio on 87.6 FM.
Don’t go wandering along the train tracks or in areas beyond the path.
Turn your flash off when taking photos.
Park near the Visitor Information Centre and walk through the gate to the viewing area. Dispose of rubbish thoughtfully and respect our community.
*Book a meal through our local pick up and take-away options.
Austral Hotel 6-8pm – Call Phone: (08) 86 486 017
Transcontinental Hotel – 7 days 6–8pm (08) 8648 6076
Quorn Takeaway – Wednesday-Sunday 11am-8pm 0403 699 502
Where to watch: Viewing area is located 70m in front of the landmark silos. Park on Railway Terrace (near Eighth Street) and follow the path.
When to see it: Just after sunset any night of the year.
Every Night: arrive at sunset, make yourself comfortable and the show will begin as the sky deepens
Need more info? The complete source of information about Quorn Silo Light Show and other Quorn attractions, is the Flinders Ranges Visitor Centre Quorn. Phone: 1800 220 980 (overseas +61 8 8620 0510)
Other contact info, address and open times can be found here on our Contact Us page.